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Monroe E. Price & The Center for Global Communication Studies: Celebrating the Founding Decade and Director

April 26, 2016
04:45PM - 06:00PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

Throughout the last decade, Monroe Price, the founding Director of Annenberg’s Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS), has served as Annenberg’s ambassador in scholarly and policy-making communities around the world, enhancing and enriching the field of international communications studies and policy analysis. To celebrate these accomplishments, a panel event on April 26, 2016 will honor Professor Price’s contributions to the field of global communication studies at the helm of CGCS. Panelists Stefaan Verhulst, Krisztina Rozgonyi, Amelia Arsenault, Christian Sandvig, and Julia Sonnevend will discuss Monroe’s impact on research and scholarship at Penn and beyond.

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Internet & Rights: digital constitutions and “national” Internet governance

April 21, 2016
12:00PM - 01:30PM

CGCS Conference Room

This informal lunch discussion explores the notion of “digital constitutionalism”, a term which attempts to encompass the many proposals and documents put forward by a variety of actors to give form and legality to the ever-changing concept of “digital rights”. It will discuss the profoundly political and symbolic dimensions of the legislative efforts put in place by democratic states in this domain, focusing in particular on the Brazilian Marco Civil da Internet and the Italian Declaration of Internet Rights.

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Productive Censorship, Profitable Surveillance: New Insights on Cyber-politics in China

April 23, 2015
12:00PM - 01:30PM

CSCC Conference Room, Fisher-Bennett 345

Internet censorship in China is a matter of grave concern among both citizens and scholars. Many studies have documented its multiple and sophisticated forms. The two speakers on this panel bring fresh insights by asking new questions. How does the censorship of an Internet novel end up “producing” it? In what ways has Internet surveillance in China turned into a profitable business? Thomas Chen and Bo Mai employ innovative methods to examine these questions and come up with surprising answers.

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Freedom of Expression in a Digital Age: Effective Research, Policy Formation & the Development of Regulatory Frameworks in South Asia

April 21, 2015
11:00AM - 06:00PM

The discussion will highlight the challenges in promoting and strengthening online freedom of expression and evaluating the application of existing regulatory frameworks in South Asia.

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Free Expression and Strategic Communication in the Global Digital Age: A Panel Discussion

April 16, 2015
12:00PM - 01:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

This panel discussion explores Monroe E. Price’s most recent publication Free Expression, Globalism, and the New Strategic Communication. Panelists include Monroe E. Price, Director of the Center for Global Communciation Studies, Annenberg School for Communication, William W. Burke-White, Richard Perry Professor and Inaugural Director, Perry World House; Deputy Dean and Professor of Law, Ellen P. Goodman, Professor of Law, Rutgers University, and Carolyn Marvin, the Frances Yates Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication

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Of Search Engines, Unfolding Jurisdiction and the Claims of Privacy: The Drama of Internet Policy and the Right to be Forgotten

January 29, 2015
06:00PM - 08:00PM

Cardozo School of Law, Room 206

An important discussion over the extent and administration of the extraordinary right concerning search, as decided by the European Court of Human Rights featuring Professor Ellen Goodman (Rutgers School of Law, Camden) and Marcel Leonardi, (Senior Public Policy Counsel, Google)

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Internet Governance and Free Expression in Latin America: A Panel Discussion with Experts

January 22, 2014
07:00PM - 08:30PM

Cardozo Law School

Against the background of discussions about the role of the press in Latin America, including issues of regulation and free expression in Argentina, Venezuela, Ecuador and elsewhere, this Panel will focus on emerging attitudes toward Internet Governance in Latin America.

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Models of Media Development: A Comparative Look at How Academics, NGOs, and Donors Assess the Contribution and Impact of Media in International Development

October 19, 2013
08:00AM - 09:30AM

Panel Session 700 in Fairchild East at the Hilton Washington

This panel will explore some of the methods that scholars and implementers in the media development and media-for-development fields are using to evaluate the impact of projects in the 21st century. Specifically, the panelists will focus on the importance of tying design and evaluation to media theory, so that project learning contributes to overall understanding of the role of media in development.

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Scholarship After Snowden

October 17, 2013
04:30PM - 07:30PM

Gittis Hall 214, Haaga Classroom

This 3-hour mini-conference will bring together experts from different fields to discuss what these recent revelations and debates on surveillance mean for a range of disciplines – in terms of scholarship, teaching, and professional practice – in the fields of engineering, law, business, communications, and the social sciences. In particular, the conference participants will explore what kinds of future research agendas should be developed in light of ever expanding surveillance capabilities and the concomitant unease that these programs engender.

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SOPA/PIPA and the Future of Internet Politics, Policy, and Digital Copyright Legislation

March 20, 2012
01:30PM - 03:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

How can legislators and policymakers frame internet policy so that it protects intellectual property while ensuring that it does not violate the First Amendment and hinder growth and innovation in the internet industry? Please join us for a panel discussion on the future of internet politics, policy, and digital copyright legislation, hosted by the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication.

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Global Experiences of Media Reform: Activists and Academics Speak on Localism and Consolidation

November 8, 2011
04:00PM - 06:30PM

Temple University

Bringing together academics and activists whose work focuses on changing media policy and practices in these contexts, this event will highlight the efforts to gain access to communications systems in times of information deprivation and crisis. Panelists will address media policy, justice, activism, state involvement in media systems, and the meaning of a free press in the Americas.

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Lunchtime Research Panel: Coordinating Media Response Efforts in Haiti with Internews Network

October 17, 2011
12:00PM - 01:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

On October 17, we will host the project’s director of research and a group of Haitian researchers, trained in social science research methods, who have been conducting surveys, focus groups and other research throughout Haiti as part of an effort to assist with humanitarian media efforts. Please join us for a lunchtime presentation and discussion with the Internews-Haiti representatives and the Penn community.

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